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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • An overpowering smell of sweat, a sort of unconscious testimony to the strenuousness of his life, followed him about wherever he went, and even remained behind him after he had gone.
  • Who knew, perhaps the Party was rotten under the surface, its cult of strenuousness and self-denial simply a sham concealing iniquity.

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  • The doctor recommended strenuous exercise three times a week.
  • Landscaping is strenuous work in the Texas summer.

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